The Country Girls. Inscribed by the Author (1960)

Author: Edna O'Brien

Book ID: 67783

Price: 550.00

The Country Girls. London: Hutchinson, 1960. First Edition. Pp, 223. Black cloth, title in gilt to spine, without the dust jacket. A nice bright copy.

Inscribed by the Author on the title page:

‘For Mr. Grimsdale, with Carlo’s Wishes & Mine!, Edna O’B.’

The first novel in the acclaimed ‘Country Girls’ trilogy which includes The Lonely Girl (1962) and Girls in their Married Bliss (1964). It was banned in Ireland upon publication.

Folded note inserted from from Stephanie Calman to Peter Grimsdale, former television commissioner at the BBC and Channel 4, thanking him for the stay she had at his house. They were later married.

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